| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:15 PM
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson began the 2013 NASCAR season celebrating a victory at the Daytona 500, accidentally tearing up his car during a celebratory burnout.
He finished the season in celebratory mode again at Homestead on Sunday,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NASCAR season finale Sunday on ESPN: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale takes place Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3pm ET on ESPN for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jimmie Johnson has the edge to win his sixth career Cup Series title,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Denny Hamlin won the pole position Friday for the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.
Hamlin led the way as 18 drivers broke Jimmie Johnson's track qualifying record with a speed of 99.595 mph. Johnson, the points leader who set the mark in April,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Jeff Gordon has picked up his first win of the season, using a late pass of Matt Kenseth at Martinsville Speedway to snap a 32-race losing streak.
The four-time series champion passed Kenseth with 21 laps remaining Sunday to take the lead and pick up...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Atlanta and the IndyCar Series race in Baltimore, five things come to mind:
1. Don't let Jimmie Johnson's skid fool you. The five-time champion has finished outside...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The trip home to Kansas didn't go quite as well as Clint Bowyer had hoped. His 14th place finish in his words was...
"Miserable. Our whole weekend was miserable," Bowyer said. "We tried and tried and tried. We fought. It's just we missed the set up. It'...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:55 PM
I love night racing. I love Atlanta Motor Speedway. And like chocolate and peanut butter together the night race at Atlanta is the perfect combination.
I still remember standing on pit road the first time they ran under the lights in Atlanta. I was a...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With one race left until NASCAR's Chase for the Cup playoff starts, seven drivers so far are guaranteed to be part of the 10-race championship hunt.
Five spots remain open in the 12-driver Chase, and several drivers — including reigning champion...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Richmond International Raceway takes its rather prominent place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series spotlight on Saturday with the Federated Auto Parts 400.
It's billed as "One Last Race To Make the Chase," because, at the end of 300 laps and 400 miles on...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
There is just one race left til the chase for the championship begins and seven drivers have clinched a spot in NASCAR 's version of the playoffs. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch are locked in the top...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:49 AM
NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson and wife Chandra have a new baby daughter.
Chandra Johnson gave birth at 2:02 a.m. Friday at a Charlotte, N.C., hospital. The baby girl weighs 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.
Mother and baby and...